American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir
Tirich Mir. Our expedition consisted of Anton Knecht, Eric Marchand, Paul Beyeler, Ernst Hunziker, Heinz Fahrer, Pierre Galland, Daniel Chevallier ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir
Tirich Mir. On August 10 Jon Dasler, Dennis Olmstead, John Smolich and Allen Webb reached the summit of Tirich Mir (7708 meters, 25,260 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir West I
Tirich Mir West I. Our expedition was made up of Salvador Boix, Joan Hugas, Pere Planas, Josep Aliu and me ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Another Gongga Shan Tragedy
Another Gongga Shan Tragedy. A horror story comes from another Japanese attempt on Gongga Shan. The five-man, two-woman expedition was ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Asia, China, Gongga Shan, North Face and Northwest Ridge Ascent and Tragedy
Gongga Shan, North Face and Northwest Ridge Ascent and Tragedy. Our expedition was composed of Ruedi Alder, Guido Bumann, Claus ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Gongga Shan Attempt
Gongga Shan Attempt. Canadians led by Roger Griffiths attempted the first-ascent route on Gongga Shan in the spring. They were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Anyemaqen, First Ascent by Japanese, 1981
Anyemaqen, First Ascent by Japanese, 1981. Details previously lacking of the first ascent of Anyemaqen have appeared in Iwa To Yuki ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Anyemaqen, 1981, Third Ascent
Anyemaqen, 1981, Third Ascent. [On page 285 of A.A.J., 1982, details were lacking about two ascents of Anyemaqen. We are grateful ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mount Everest Attempt
Mount Everest Attempt. Our expedition had as members Jan van Banning, Willem ten Barge, Eelco Dijk, Geert Geuskens, Gerard Jansen, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mallory and Irvine Second-Step Clues
Mallory and Irvine Second-Step Clues. When honorary member, Shi Zhan Chun, of the Chinese Mountaineering Association spoke at the Annual ...
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Notes
1983
Asia, China, Changtse
Changtse. Our members were Dr. Hansjürgen Tauscher, co-leader, Paul Braun, Thomas Dünsser, Martin Engler, Walter Ernst, Rudolf Frick, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Shishapangma, 1981
Shishapangma, 1981. In A.A.J., 1982 we mentioned the ascent of Reinhold Messner and Friedl Mutschlechner but we lacked details. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Shishapangma
Shishapangma. Dr. Makoto Hara led another Nagoya High-Mountain Research Institute expedition, this time to Shishapangma. All members reached the summit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Gang Ben Chen
Gang Ben Chen. We left Lhasa on March 22 and established Base Camp at 15,250 feet on March 27 and Advance Base at 18,700 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Porong Ri, First Ascent and Tragedy
Porong Ri, First Ascent and Tragedy. A 14-man Japanese expedition led by Torn Ito made the first ascent of Porong ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, K2, North Ridge
K2, North Ridge. The Japanese Mountaineering Association led by Isao Shinkai and Masatsugu Konishi was composed of 14 climbers and 29 Japanese ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, A Note on the Chinese Name for K2, "Qogir"
A Note on the Chinese Name for K2, “Qogir.” The Chinese use “Qogir” for the name of the world’s ...
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Notes
1983
Asia, China, Kongur Attempt, Xinjiang
Kongur Attempt, Xinjiang. The first American expedition to Kongur (7719 meters, 25,325 feet) arrived at Base Camp on July 20. The climbing party ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, P 20,700 and P 21,750, Near Kongur
P 20,700 and P 21,750, near Kongur. I led twelve schoolboys on a mountaineering expedition to the very west of China, also ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mustagh Ata
Mustagh Ata. A five-man Japanese party led by Keizo Yabuki climbed Mustagh Ata in the autumn. Yukata Takagi and Shohei ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mustagh Ata
Mustagh Ata. Englishman Norman Croucher was a member of a Mountain Travel expedition to Mustagh Ata led by John Cleare. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mustagh Ata
Mustagh Ata. Our group of eleven rode with jeep and truck south from Kashgar. On July 4 we reached a Kirghiz ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, U.S.S.R., Pik Lenin, Pik Kommunizma and Other Peaks on Skis, Pamir Mountains
Pik Lenin, Pik Kommunizma and. Other Peaks on Skis, Pamir Mountains. Our best skier of the extreme, Pavol Rajtar, made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, U.S.S.R., Fanskiye Gory, Western End of Pamir-Alai Chain
Fanskiye Gory, Western End of Pamir-Alai Chain. A strong 10-man expedition of the Czechoslovak Mountaineering Federation was led by Petr ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, U.S.S.R., Belukha, Katun Range, Altai Mountains, Siberia
Belukha, Katun Range, Altai Mountains, Siberia. Nine Austrian and two Czechoslovakian mountaineers were invited to see this marvelous mountain region. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, U.S.S.R., Caucasus, International Mountaineering Camp, July Session
Caucasus, International Mountaineering Camp, July session. After a week of travel from Helsinki to Tallinn, Leningrad and Moscow, Bill Sumner ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Everest: A Mountaineering History
Everest: A Mountaineering History. Walt Unsworth. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1981. 578 pages, black-and-white and color photographs, maps, appendices, summary of expeditions, ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Everest the Cruel Way
Everest the Cruel Way. Joe Tasker. Eyre Methuen, London, 1981. 166 pages, black and white photographs. £6.95. This book by Joe Tasker describes ...
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Book Reviews
1983
A Walk in the Sky: Climbing Hidden Peak
A Walk in the Sky: Climbing Hidden Peak. Nicholas Clinch. The Mountaineers, Seattle and The American Alpine Club, New York, 1982. ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Kongur: China's Elusive Summit
Kongur: China’s Elusive Summit. Chris Bonington. Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1982. 224 pages, black and white and color photographs, maps, bibliography. £14.95 ...
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Book Reviews
1983
When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas 1820-75
When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas 1820-75. John Keay. Archon Books, Hamden, Connecticut, 1982. 277 pages, black ...
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Book Reviews
1983
K2: Mountain of Mountains
K2: Mountain of Mountains. Reinhold Messner and Alessandro Gogna. Kaye & Ward, London and Oxford University Press, New York, 1981. 177 pages, 31 black ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Filming the Impossible
Filming the Impossible. Leo Dickinson. Jonathan Cape, London, 1982. 250 pages, color photographs. £12.50. Rarely does one find in a single person both ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Man at High Altitude
Man at High Altitude. Donald Heath and David Reid Williams. Churchill Livingstone, New York and London, Second edition, 1981. 347 pages, many ...
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Book Reviews
1983
High Altitude Physiology
High Altitude Physiology. Edited by John B. West. Hutchinson Ross, Pennsylvania, 1982. 462 pages. $55. High Altitude Physiology. Coleridge wrote “the lessons of ...
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Book Reviews
1983
High Altitude Physiology and Medicine
High Altitude Physiology and Medicine. Edited by Walter Brendel and Roman A. Zink. Springer Verlag, New York and Berlin, 1982. 316 pages. $65. ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Hypoxia; Man at High Altitude
Hypoxia; Man at High Altitude. Edited by John Sutton, Norman Jones, and Charles Houston. Thieme-Stratton, New York, 1982. 210 pages. Many illustrations. $35. ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Oxygen Transport to Human Tissues
Oxygen Transport to Human Tissues. Edited by Jack A. Loeppky and Marvin L. Riedesel. Elzevier Medical, New York, 1982. 374 pages. Illustrations. $45. ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Ascent. The Spiritual and Physical Quest of Willi Unsoeld
Ascent. The Spiritual and Physical Quest of Willi Unsoeld, by Laurence Leamer. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982. 392 pages, eight plates ...
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Book Reviews
1983
High Adventure: A Biography of Reinhold Messner
High Adventure: A Biography of Reinhold Messner. Ronald Faux. Victor Gollancz, North Pomfret, Vermont, 1982. 180 pages, 45 black and white photographs, 2 maps. $22.50. ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Total Alpinism
Total Alpinism. René Desmaison. Granada, London, 1982. 202 pages, black and white photographs. £12.50. Total Alpinism is certainly a book to read. It ...
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Book Reviews
1983
On Edge: The Life & Climbs of Henry Barber
On Edge: The Life & Climbs of Henry Barber. Chip Lee, with David Roberts and Kenneth Andrasko. Appalachian Mountain Club, Boston, 1982. 291 ...
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Book Reviews
1983
50 Years of Alpinism
50 Years of Alpinism. Riccardo Cassin. Diadem Books Ltd., London and The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1982. 207 pages, black and white photographs, diagrams, maps. $17.50. ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Great Expedition Hoaxes
Great Expedition Hoaxes. David Roberts. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1982. 182 pages, 14 black and white photographs, 8 maps, bibliographies. $12.95. Dave Roberts has ...
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Book Reviews
1983
To Stand at the Pole—The Dr. Cook-Admiral Peary North Pole Controversy
To Stand at the Pole—The Dr. Cook-Admiral Peary North Pole Controversy. William R. Hunt. Stein and Day, New York, 1981. 288 ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Mountains of North America
Mountains of North America. Fred Beckey. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco in association with The American Alpine Club, 1982. 256 pages, 140 color ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Yosemite Climbs
Yosemite Climbs. George Meyers. Chockstone Press, Denver, 1982. 260 pages, black and white photographs, route diagrams, maps. $16.95. Friends of Yosemite Valley relax! ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Rock Climbs in the White Mountains of New Hampshire
Rock Climbs in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Ed Webster. Mountain Imagery, Conway, New Hampshire, 1982. 294 pages, black and white ...
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Book Reviews
1983
An Ice Climber's Guide to Northern New England
An Ice Climber’s Guide to Northern New England. Rick Wilcox. International Mountain Equipment, Inc., North Conway, New Hampshire, 1982. 225 pages, 35 ...
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Book Reviews
1983
The Trekker's Guide to the Himalaya and Karakoram
The Trekker’s Guide to the Himalaya and Karakoram. Hugh Swift. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1982. 342 pages, black and white ...
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Book Reviews
1983